Several states have won the freedom to marry in just the last few days. That means plenty to celebrate for same-sex couples and their allies — and plenty to lament for those who oppose equality.
The issue is now clearly back in the political arena, but Republicans seem to want to avoid it.
Updated October 6: Marriage has been permanently legalized in Utah, and couples are now free to wed. The next steps in nearby states remain murky.
An anti-equality rally at the Utah State Capitol last week used photos of children of same-sex couples to highlight the so-called dangers of 'redefining marriage.'
Three marriage equality cases are currently awaiting review by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there are several more making a beeline for the nation's highest court.
It's rare that the winning parties in a case will ask for a review of their victories, but that's exactly what's happening in the three leading states with marriage equality cases.
A Utah journalist-activist is calling on Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to retract support for the state's attorney general and make a donation to his opponent.
As two more marriage equality cases are appealed to the Supreme Court, activists on all sides of the issue are locked in a 'will they, won't they, wait and see' moment.